CareThreads Podcast

The Secret Sauce to a Successful EHR Implementation

Wenona Bowen-Palombi, Manager of Healthcare Informatics, Treasure Coast Hospice
Latessa Hinson, Vice President, Netsmart
Tom Herzog, Chief Operating Officer, Netsmart

You could have the greatest software on the face of the earth, but if you don’t have buy-in from people who know what they’re doing, the implementation is going to fail, says Wenona Bowen-Palombi, Manager of Healthcare Informatics at Treasure Coast Hospice.

The secret sauce to a successful EHR implementation is ... people.

In this episode of Netsmart CareThreads,Wenona Bowen-Palombi and Latessa Hinson, Vice President at Netsmart, share insider tips, pitfalls, and best practices of an EHR implementation.

Join us as we discuss:

  • Crucial first steps for providers to think about before implementing a new application
  • How to make sure your implementation starts and stays on track
  • Why relationships and communication are so essential
  • Establishing post-go-live plans for continued success

To hear more episodes like this one, look for the Netsmart CareThreads podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, or your favorite podcast player.

You might also enjoy

Emerging Technology To Do More with Less Featuring Mike Valentine, CEO, Netsmart Hao Wang, Chief Information Officer, Institute for Community Living Uday Madasu, Chief Administration Officer, Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services

Emerging Technology To Do More With Less

Mike Valentine, CEO, Netsmart
Hao Wang, Chief Information Officer, Institute for Community Living
Uday Madasu, Chief Administration Officer, Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services

September 30, 2022

Health and human service organizations are faced with the challenge of maintaining and improving care coordination, clinician satisfaction, and client outcomes with shrinking resources. In this episode, learn from two executives how emerging technologies, like artificial intelligence, have the power to simultaneously transform the client and staff experience, making their lives easier and enabling better outcomes.

More

The Power of Advocacy

Chuck Ingoglia, President and CEO, National Council for Mental Wellbeing
Kevin Scalia, Executive Vice President, Netsmart

September 14, 2022

Learn about the importance of advocacy in driving change, and how recent funding for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs) is the result of years-long advocacy efforts across the human services community.

More
Featuring Kevin Scalia – EVP, Corporate Development, Netsmart Joanne Cunningham – CEO, Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare

Banding Together to Prevent Devastating Home Healthcare Rate Cuts

Kevin Scalia, EVP, Corporate Development, Netsmart
Joanne Cunningham, CEO, Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare

September 06, 2022

A “really dramatic effect on access to home healthcare.” That’s how the CEO of the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare (PQHH) describes the expected impact of a -7.69% permanent cut to Medicare home health services proposed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) starting in 2023. PQHH says the proposal amounts to a $1.33 billion reduction in 2023 alone. Providers and home health advocates are fighting back and are even receiving bipartisan support in Congress. Learn about the proposed cuts, concerns about the methodology behind their creation and how you can add your voice toward passing key legislation aimed at pausing these cuts.

More